Balenciaga blamed the photographer for a now-pulled advert which featured sexually charged imagery of children – as an advertising expert, it’s hard to believe the furore wasn’t planned.
As an expert in fashion marketing, I see nothing to mourn in Raf Simons’s decision to close his eponymous label – here’s why.
Zampatti Powerhouse at the Powerhouse Museum is one of the best-looking fashion exhibition designs Australia has seen.
The upcoming auction of Joan Didion’s belongings, from oversized sunglasses to iconic furniture only adds to our romanticised vision of the author’s persona.
Two women ruled the dating app tech industry last year. How they were portrayed by mainstream media versus how they portrayed themselves in social media says a lot about how women leaders are viewed.
Western fashion, laundering and style reflected the racialized politics dramatically shaped by profound global transformations bound up with slavery, colonialism and modernization.
The pioneering Japanese designer leaves behind a legacy of innovative fashion design.
Issey Miyake’s clothing is both theatrical and practical. The Japanese designer has died aged 84.
When Max Chandler-Mather rose to speak in question time, he was criticised for not wearing a tie. But Australian men have been going tie-less for decades.
Fashion has a notorious environmental footprint, and long-standing fast fashion marketing practices are exaggerating this further.
How we name our children follows trends like any other cultural expression. It’s about taste as well as broader societal shifts.
After Florence Pugh posted a photo of herself wearing a sheer, nipple-revealing gown, her Instagram was flooded with an influx of toxic comments about Pugh’s body.
Across these retail places, cultural workers like stylists and visual merchandisers colour our purchases. How do they do it? I aimed to find out.
Sustainable fashion collaborations show that living an eco-friendly life can be fun - here’s how popular shows can help dismantle consumerism altogether.
The Victorians are to blame for our conservative ideas about how a pregnant body should look
Kim Kardashian wore Marilyn Monroe’s dress for five minutes at the Met Gala. That’s showbiz.
Long considered an arbiter of American fashion, Ralph Lauren has unveiled a clothing line targeting students at Black colleges.
The environmental footprint of the fashion industry is rising rapidly. Drastic changes are needed to make the sector more sustainable and equitable.
Depicted as a restrictive and painful undergarment, the corset is often depicted as a symbol of women’s oppression in period dramas.
The bold and beautiful Fashioning Masculinities show reveals how male sartorial “transgressions” have a rich and complex history.